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The Bodhisattva Ideal & Dependent Origination

Mahayana Buddhism teaches that one’s attainment of enlightenment is dependent on the desire to enlighten all other beings. If you develop the mind of Bodhicitta, the desire to attain Buddhahood for the sake of all other beings, then you will…Continue

Started by Matthew Satori in General Buddhism and Dharma Discussions Jun 6.

Reciting the name of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva 1 Reply

Avalokitesvara is the Bodhisattva of compassion. The name for Avalokitesvara in China is Guanyin, where she’s presented in female form. This is because, in the Lotus Sutra, Guanyin will appear in whatever form necessary, whether male or female, to…Continue

Started by Matthew Satori in General Buddhism and Dharma Discussions. Last reply by Matthew Satori on Thursday.

"Shinjin is none other than Buddha-nature" 1 Reply

Hello Dharma friends,  A common misconception is that Shinran's concept of "shinjin" refers to faith in a Western sense of the term, literalistic belief in doctrines and dogmas. This is not the case. In the words of Shinran, "Shinjin is none other…Continue

Started by Matthew Satori in General Buddhism and Dharma Discussions. Last reply by Matthew Satori May 25.

Lay Minister Program 7 Replies

Thank you for accepting me to the group. I have a quick question. What are the differences between ordination as a lay minister in Bright Dawn Sangha and ordination as a minister's assistant in the BCA? Are the requirements much different? Continue

Started by Matthew Satori in Getting Around Bright Dawn Sangha. Last reply by Andrew Jun 4.

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